Dogs Front Dewclaws Part 2 & Video – What’s all the fuss on about? In Roger Richards second article on Dogs Front Dewclaws, he discuss once again the importance of dewclaws with a brief explanation, but in this article we present you with a video to help you better understand their importance. If you have not seen our first article on Dewclaws do so here Dewclaws Part 1.
All dogs are born with a toenail that is attached by bone on the inside of their front legs called a dew claw and it definitely has a purpose. Some breeds even have dewclaws on all four legs.
These Dewclaws are used by the dog when running, climbing trees, getting out of water, especially on ice or slippery surfaces. They also use them to hold items as they chew.
When a dog’s lead front leg in son the ground during a run, the dewclaws are also on the ground to help stabilize them. When a dog turns, the front dewclaws dig into the ground to help support the their limb and prevent twisting.
Now watch the video below and you will be amazed at what a dog can do with his front dewclaws.
Man’s Best Friend
Have you heard where this phrase originates from, check out this Article – Man’s Best Friend
Check out our first article on Front Dewclaws and why you should never remove them: Dewclaws – Do Not Remove Part I